Connecticut Forfeiture of Electoral Privileges Upon Conviction, Question 3 (1948)

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Connecticut Question 3 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Connecticut which was approved on the ballot on November 1948.

  • The amendment was meant to repeal Section 3 of the sixth article of the constitution, to repeal article seventeen of the amendments to the constitution and to amend the constitution concerning the forfeiture of electoral privileges upon conviction.

Election results

Connecticut Question 3 (1948)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 50,385 71.77%
No19,82328.23%

Official results via: Connecticut Secretary of State, "Statement of Vote," accessed August 4, 2013

Text of measure

SECTION 1. The general assembly shall by law prescribe the offenses on conviction of which the privileges of an elector shall be forfeited and the conditions on which and methods by which such rights may be forfeited.

SEC. 2. Section three of article sixth of the constitution and article XVII of amendments to the constitution are repealed.[1][2]

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  1. Connecticut Secretary of State, "1818 Connecticut State Constitution," accessed June 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.